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Definition of Diet

Diet
Diet Di"et, n. Specifically: Any of various national or local assemblies; as, (a) Occasionally, the Reichstag of the German Empire, Reichsrath of the Austrian Empire, the federal legislature of Switzerland, etc. (b) The legislature of Denmark, Sweden, Japan, or Hungary. (c) The state assembly or any of various local assemblies in the states of the German Empire, as the legislature (Landtag) of the kingdom of Prussia, and the Diet of the Circle (Kreistag) in its local government. (d) The local legislature (Landtag) of an Austrian province. (e) The federative assembly of the old Germanic Confederation (1815 -- 66). (f) In the old German or Holy Roman Empire, the great formal assembly of counselors (the Imperial Diet or Reichstag) or a small, local, or informal assembly of a similar kind (the Court Diet, or Hoftag). Note: The most celebrated Imperial Diets are the three following, all held under Charles V.: Diet of Worms, 1521, the object of which was to check the Reformation and which condemned Luther as a heretic; D. of Spires, or Speyer, 1529, which had the same object and issued an edict against the further dissemination of the new doctrines, against which edict Lutheran princes and deputies protested (hence Protestants): D. of Augsburg, 1530, the object of which was the settlement of religious disputes, and at which the Augsburg Confession was presented but was denounced by the emperor, who put its adherents under the imperial ban.
Diet
Diet Di"et, n. [F. di[`e]te, L. diaeta, fr. Gr. ? manner of living.] 1. Course of living or nourishment; what is eaten and drunk habitually; food; victuals; fare. ``No inconvenient diet.' --Milton. 2. A course of food selected with reference to a particular state of health; prescribed allowance of food; regimen prescribed. To fast like one that takes diet. --Shak. Diet kitchen, a kitchen in which diet is prepared for invalids; a charitable establishment that provides proper food for the sick poor.
Diet
Diet Di"et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dieted; p. pr. & vb. n. Dieting.] 1. To cause to take food; to feed. [R.] --Shak. 2. To cause to eat and drink sparingly, or by prescribed rules; to regulate medicinally the food of. She diets him with fasting every day. --Spenser.

Meaning of Diet from wikipedia

- Diet may refer to: Diet (nutrition), the sum of the food consumed by an organism or group Dieting, the deliberate selection of food to control body weight...
- Dieting is the practice of eating food in a regulated way to decrease, maintain, or increase body weight, or to prevent and treat diseases such as diabetes...
- The Paleolithic diet, Paleo diet, caveman diet, or stone-age diet is a modern fad diet consisting of foods thought by its proponents to mirror those eaten...
- Low-carbohydrate diets restrict carbohydrate consumption relative to the average diet. Foods high in carbohydrates (e.g., sugar, bread, pasta) are limited...
- Free and open-source software portal DIET is a software for grid-computing. As middleware, DIET sits between the operating system (which handles the details...
- Mediterranean diet is a diet inspired by the eating habits of Spain, Italy, and Greece in the 1960s. The prin****l aspects of this diet include proportionally...
- The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that in medicine is used mainly to treat hard-to-control (refractory) epilepsy...
- The National Diet (****anese: 国会, Hepburn: Kokkai)(Parliament of ****an) is ****an's bicameral legislature. It is composed of a lower house, called the House...
- Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Light or Coca-Cola Light Taste (in the Benelux and Germany) is a sugar-free and no-calorie soft drink produced and distributed by...
- Dieter or dieter may refer to: A person committed to dieting Dieter is a German given name, a short form of Dietrich, from theod+ric "people ruler", see...
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